Also known as Kangde Ri, Kongde is a difficult mountain to climb and stands at a height of 6,011m. It forms an impressive multi-summited ridge, Shar, Lho and Nup, at the eastern end of the Lumding Himal, which in turn is part of Rolwaling Himal. The mountain stands above the Bhote Koshi River to the south-west of Namche Bazaar. The northern part of the mountain forms an impressive barrier having several steep ridges to the north.
DAY 01 Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel
DAY 02 Drive to Gundu (2,005m) one hour drive from Kathmandu for acclimatization. Accommodation in adventure Camp's luxury tents.
DAY 03 Morning sunrise view of the mountains. During the day you can visit Phulchoki,
the highest point overlooking Kathmandu Valley. Overnight at Camp.
DAY 04 fly to Lukla & trek to Phakding. Overnight at Himalayan Chain Resort (HCR)
DAY 05 trek to Namche Bazaar. Overnight in lodge
DAY 06 Trek to Khumjung. Overnight in HCR
DAY 07 Rest day at Khumjung for acclimatization & change of porters & yaks.
DAY 08 trek to Thame. Overnight in lodge/tents.
DAY 09 trek to Base Camp.
DAY 10-14 Climbing period.
DAY 15 cleaning up Base Camp.
DAY 16 trek back to Nmache Bazaar. Overnight in lodge/tents.
DAY 17 trek back to Phakding. Overnight at HCR.
DAY 18 trek back to Lukla. Overnight in lodge.
DAY 19 Fly back to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel.
I spent very memorable days in the Everest region in Nepal. I used to dream to see this highest peak of the world and now I arrested it in my camera. My guide arranged everything and helped me a lot. He did not let me feel tired and boring. I…
December 18, 2017Stephen Gray, Australia